Selecting an Open Source License for Your Project


So, you’ve just written some kick-ass code that you want to give out to the community as an open source project. You get a GitHub repo and push your code up for everyone to consume, your website and blog are looking slick, and you have managed to obtain the appropriate Twitter handle, so the last thing to do is choose an open source license. Which, as anyone who has looked into the huge range of open source licenses can attest to, is easier said than done.

For those that are overwhelmed, there are a number of sites that attempt to guide you through the process of selecting the correct license for your project.

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